What is NPP equal to?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

What is NPP equal to?
 
(a) GPP
 
(b) GPP + R
 
(c) GPP / R
 
(d) GPP – R
 
The question was posed to me by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.
 
This key question is from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct choice is (d) GPP – R
 
The explanation is: NPP is the energy left after the respiration i.e. the gross primary productivity subtracted by respiration losses. NPP = GPP – R.